[The following is a guest post by Proshant Chakraborty. Proshant is an applied anthropologist and research consultant based in Mumbai, India. He obtained his master’s in Social and Cultural Anthrop…
Footnotes.Today on FOOTNOTES—
We have an excellent guest post by @MrPositiveCynic, who looks at the broader issues surrounding #hautalk—precarity, exploitation, and violence in academia and workspaces—through his conception of the "front-line."
Biosphere 2 is an Earth systems research facility on occupied Tohono O’odham land (in so-called Oracle, Arizona, just north of Cuk Ṣon, so-called Tucson). It has a rather strange history. Wha…
Footnotes.The latest from FOOTNOTES—
"The materiality of Biosphere 2 mimics its initial radical potential; beneath the promising veneer lies the rot of co-opted reality." —@trgenovese on affect & ethnographic texture.
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By Anar Parikh [The following essay emerges from conversation with fellow PhD student and AES/SVA attendee, Scott Ross (George Washington University).] How is it that a senior anthropologist used t…
Footnotes.This critique of Sherry Ortner by Footnotes blogger @anarparikh is amazing and the subsequent backlash she's faced for calling out racism in our discipline helped inspire the formation of our blog.